The company may still be in existence or you may find the time period they were in operation in old city directories. Look again at the surface decoration above. How to Ship Oil Paintings. Another document, a bill dating perhaps to the late s, is damaged and so lacks the supplier's name. Pieces in this style were made into the s but the bulk of the items were made from to Labels from international border and customs agencies are a sure sign that the painting has entered a new country. Introduction Knole is incomparably rich in the finest early seventeenth-century English furniture.
Antique picture frames followed the making of furniture.
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Overall size is 8. Out of the Ashes: If the funding can be found the National Trust hopes to carry out a detailed programme of investigation and curatorial research. Techniques and materials The story of the picture frame in England really begins in the 16th century. It quickly spread world wide around the turn of the century. The portrait dates to about and the frame, carved in oak, is apparently original and as such a very rare survival.